vlam

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Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch vlam, from Middle Dutch vlamme, from Old Dutch flamma, from Old French flamme, from Latin flamma.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

vlam (plural vlamme, diminutive vlammetjie)

  1. flame
  2. (informal, metonymically) love interest, partner

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /vlɑm/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: vlam
  • Rhymes: -ɑm

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Dutch vlamme, from Old Dutch flamma, from Old French flamme, from Latin flamma.

Noun[edit]

vlam f (plural vlammen, diminutive vlammetje n)

  1. flame
    Synonym: laai
  2. (informal, metonymically) love interest, partner
Derived terms[edit]
Descendants[edit]
  • Afrikaans: vlam

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Verb[edit]

vlam

  1. first-person singular present indicative of vlammen
  2. imperative of vlammen